2 Investigators: Tollway Agrees To Purchase Willow Springs Home After Repeated FloodsA family’s home has flooded dozens of times in the past few years, and they blame the Illinois Tollway and a railroad with nearby property.
Projects Aims To Relieve Flooding At Loyola University Medical CenterThe university has received a $5.5 million federal grant to combat storm water, according to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Riverwalk Restaurants Expected To Reopen After FloodingCity crews spent much of the day Monday power-washing the Riverwalk, after it was coated in grime from flooding due to record-setting rain.
Cleanup Continues On Flooded Chicago RiverwalkThe Riverwalk is the city’s newest gem, but too much river left not enough walk this weekend.
Illinois Applies For Federal Assistance For July Flood VictimsIEMA director James Joseph said their assessment found more than 3,200 homes in northern Illinois were damaged by flooding.
For Former Gov. Edgar, Harvey Sparks Memories Of Great Flood Of 1993“A lot of people don’t appreciate how devastating a flood is. Once you get water in your house, your house is never the same,” Edgar said.
Chicago Area Stepping Up With Donations To Harvey Victims In HoustonSuburbs such as Joliet, Orland Park, and Broadview have been collecting packaged foods, drinks, water, baby supplies, pet supplies, and more
Chicago Volunteers From American Red Cross Head To Texas To Offer HelpRescue crews and volunteers from Chicago head to Texas to help victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.
Murphy Elementary School Reopens After Round Lake FloodingMurphy Elementary was a mess after torrential rains in mid-July. Four feet of water flooded the computer lab, library, music room, and gym.
Mundelein To Study Sewer Systems In Wake Of July FloodsMundelein Public Works Director Adam Boesch said it has been a frustrating month for residents after heavy rains caused major flooding.
Albany Park Tunnel Coming AlongA $70 million project to divert the Chicago River, and protect homes from flooding in the Albany park neighborhood, reached a milestone.
Boating Resumes On Chain O'Lakes, Upper Fox River After FloodingOne Chain O'Lakes business owner estimated July's flooding caused $30 million to $40 million in lost business for the local economy.